Red, White, & Boozy Cocktails for the 4th!

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With 4th of July right around the corner, check out a few sweet sips and patriotic picks in honor of next week’s festivities.

This year, trade sparklers for sparkling cocktails and join us in toasting Independence Day with one of these boozy blends at your backyard BBQ or star-spangled soirée.

Cheers!

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SUMMER 75, PUNCH

Summer 75 Punch
Summer 75 Punch

1 ½ cups Bombay Sapphire Gin
1 cup Butterfly Pea Flower Tea Brewed and Chilled
3/4 cup St. Germain French Elderflower Liqueur
3/4 cup Fresh Lemon Juice
3 cups Martini & Rossi Prosecco

METHOD | Place all ingredients in a punch bowl or pitcher and mix. Add Prosecco. *Tip: Freeze edible flowers in ice and use to chill punch. {Serves 10}

-Created by Mixologist Lynnette Marrero (Llama Inn)

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THE SPARKLER (100 CALORIES)

The Sparkler
The Sparkler

5 ounces Martini & Rossi Prosecco
1 scoop Raspberry Sorbet
Garnish: Raspberries

METHOD | Using a melon baller, add a scoop of raspberry to a chilled champagne flute. Fill with Martini & Rossi Prosecco. Garnish with raspberries.

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LADY LIBERTY

Lady Liberty
Lady Liberty

4 ounces of Martini & Rossi Asti
½ ounce of Bacardi Gold Rum
Dash of Lemon Juice
Garnish: Cinnamon Sugar

METHOD | Rim the glass with cinnamon sugar. In a prepared champagne flute, add all ingredients. Stir once and serve.

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STAR-SPANGLED SANGRIA

Star Spangled Sangria
Star Spangled Sangria

3 cups Martini & Rossi Prosecco

¼ cup Fresh Squeezed Lemon Juice or Lemonade

6 large Mint Leaves

1½ cups Sparkling Water

3 Lemon Slices

5 Fresh Strawberries (sliced)

3 Cucumber Slices

METHOD | Combine lemon juice, mint leaves, sparkling water, lemons, strawberries and cucumbers in a pitcher. Gently stir in chilled Martini & Rossi Prosecco just before serving. Garnish each glass with a sprig of mint. {Serves six}

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BERRY AMERICAN

Berry American
Berry American

1 part St-Germain French Elderflower Liqueur
2 parts Vodka
¾ part Fresh Lemon
¼ part Simple Syrup
1 part Muddled Strawberry
Top with Martini & Rossi Sparkling Rosé

METHOD | Shake and strain over fresh ice in a Collins glass. Top with Martini & Rossi Sparkling Rosé. Garnish with strawberries.

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